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December 11, 2009

Sickest Buddhist!

Arj Barker of Flight of the Conchords goes to the Zen Center and KILLS IT!!!!

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The above is equally funny for those passionate about their spirituality and those who enjoy deriding love-n’-light touchy-feely namaste types. It’s an offensive, funny, three-minute version of Chogyam Trungpa’s seminal “Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism,” one could say.

“I’m so present I am ahead of my time”

“The instructor just told us to do a 45 minute meditation–I nailed it in 10!”

“I’ll nonattach your ass.”

“Organic cereallll…he’s so sweet and Buddhist, unh! I make the power of now look like the power of then. I chill with Eckhart Tolle, Deepak and Siddhartha. One hand clappin’ eff that yo…”

Someone please transcribe these lyrics and email ’em to me so I can post ’em…they’re ca-lassic.

With thanks for the tip to Sweigh Emily Spilkin, what? And here’s some great commentary by Buddhist brotherman Ethan Nichtern, who dares be insightful and trouble-making (while my commentary above is, simply, simple).

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